Medical Director - Telecommute
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a
culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is
what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's
improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about
another gadget, it's about making health care data available
wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's
no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best
Looking for a chance to drive measurable and meaningful improvement
in the use of evidence-based medicine, patient safety, practice
variation and affordability? You can make a difference at
UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses in serving our
Medicare, Medicaid and commercial members and plan sponsors. Be
part of changing the way health care is delivered while working
with a Fortune 5 industry leader.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within
the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
- Work to improve quality and promote evidence-based
- Provide information on quality and efficiency to doctors,
patients and customers to inform care choices and drive
- Support initiatives that enhance quality throughout our
- Ensure the right service is provided at the right time for each
- Work with medical director teams focusing on inpatient care
management, clinical coverage review, member appeals clinical
review, medical claim review and provider appeals clinical
- We are a small organization in AZ that is given a lot of
freedom on how we run things. Medical Director-led with the
opportunity to innovate and we don't have red tape layers backed by
UHG. Great culture and resources.
Success in this technology-heavy role requires exceptional
leadership skills, the knowledge and confidence to make autonomous
decisions and an ability to thrive in a production-driven
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an
environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on
what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide
development for other roles you may be interested in.
- MD or DO degree
- Active, unrestricted physician state license
- Current board certification in ABMS or AOA specialty
- 5+ years of clinical practice experience post residency
- Strong understanding of and concurrence with evidence-based
medicine (EBM) and managed care principles
- Hands-on utilization and/or quality management experience
- Project management or active project participation
- Substantial experience in using electronic clinical systems
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and
communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate
companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19
vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some
roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job
function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and
local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client
COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary
information from candidates prior to employment to ensure
compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job
functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet
the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an
employment offer or termination of employment.
If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or
telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background
check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians
that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who
will have access to confidential patient data and will require
renewal every five years.
Transforming health care and millions of lives starts with the
values you embrace and the passion you bring. Find out more and
join us. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire
organization around one giant objective; make the health system
work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the
world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide
health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for
millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and
uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group
family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds
and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to
reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high
performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter.
Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular
opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range
for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $254,600 to $295,200.
Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to
education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to
your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a
comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs,
equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are
subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you
begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching
choice of benefits and incentives.
All telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth
Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,
protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information,
or any other characteristic protected by law.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass
a drug test before beginning employment.
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